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BALTIMORE — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he'd been addicted once before and panicked … more
WALPOLE, N.H.The nurse is in A wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at Applewood Senior Housing in Walpole on May 26 from 10 to 11 a.m. and in North Walpole at St. Peter's Church from 11:30 a.m. to … more
WASHINGTON — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work. more
It starts with the denial of death. We are pretty sure that we won't die anytime soon so we don't give it much thought. Why obsess over it? It will happen one day, but not today. So, we make decisions about our lives that do not include dying. As … more
Q: Which pain reliever is safer — acetaminophen, ibuprofen, celecoxib or naproxen? It seems as if they all carry some risks. A: Pain is a symptom to which we can all relate. It's also an important indicator of possible injury within the body … more
HINSDALE, N.H. — The Hinsdale School District is one of six Monadnock Region businesses and organizations that have made the commitment to make their workplaces healthier for employees. These organizations join the growing number of businesses … more
HCRS hosts community eventBRATTLEBORO — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, Vermont's second-largest community mental-health agency, will be hosting a Community Appreciation Event on Saturday, April 29, at The Robert H. Gibson River … more
Let's start by looking at some common beliefs about alcohol.How would you answer the following questions, true or false? A moderate amount of alcohol each day is good for your health. The United Nations has established a standard portion size for … more
Western medicine in the 21st century is turning to ancient knowledge and techniques to alleviate many conditions and pains that have eluded even the most highly developed medical and pharmacological treatments.Acupuncture is one such ancient … more
NEW YORK — What happened in the 1951 case of Henrietta Lacks, and could it happen again today?The story of the woman who unwittingly spurred a scientific bonanza made for a best-selling book in 2010. This weekend, it returned in an HBO film … more
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